Madina Jarbussynova, a Kazakhstani diplomat, has been appointed to a high post in the OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe).
European leaders are desperately pushing a new peace bid for Ukraine as the country slipped towards what its interim president warned Monday was already a "war" in the face of spreading violence.
More than 30 people were killed in a "criminal" blaze in Ukraine's southern city of Odessa, as violence spread across the country during the bloodiest day since Kiev's Western-backed government took power.
OSCE plans to strengthen cooperation with Kazakhstan.
The Group of Seven rich countries agreed Saturday to impose new sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, after Kiev accused Moscow of seeking to trigger a "third world war".
OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović has expressed her concern over the changes in Kazakhstani legislation concerning freedom of speech and free internet access.
To combat internet terrorism Kazakhstan requires intercalibration of the legislation.
Defamation is expected to remain a criminal charge in the revised Criminal Code of Kazakhstan.
Сommenting the situation of Ukraine, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov said that Kazakhstan had always been supportive of integration processes.
The presidents of arch-foes Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed Tuesday to discuss a peace settlement over the disputed region of Nagorny Karabakh, the European security body OSCE said.
Today President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev received Filippo Lombardi, President of the Council of States of the Federal Assembly of Switzerland.
Kazakhstan Defense Ministry and the OSCE have transported 410 tons of mixed acid rocket fuel component to Russia.
Inspectors from the U.S., Turkey and Italy have visited Almaty and Taldykorgan military camps and Otar 40th military base.
The 2012 US elections were conducted in a "professional manner," but "real concerns" remain, international observers said Wednesday.
International observers have fanned out across some 40 US states to monitor next week's elections, a State Department official said Friday, adding problems with some states were being ironed out.
On October 31 Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov will meet with the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović.
The southern US state of Texas has warned it could prosecute election observers from the OSCE, a global body that regularly monitors voting around the world, if they try to visit polling stations next month.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev is advocating a platform for Euro-Atlantic and Eurasian security cooperation.
The offer was made by current OSCE chair, deputy prime minister and minister for foreign affairs and trade of Ireland Eamon Gilmore.
We are fully aware that they come with statements prepared well in advance of the elections … and they voice the same things following the elections: President.
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